Awards

Tradewind Books has won many honours over the years. Here are a few notable ones.

 

Pikiq (2017)

Finalist for the Governor General’s Award 2016

The Riddlemaster (2016)

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Book of 2016

Where Are You Little Red Ball? (2016)

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Book of 2016

Co-op Children’s Book Centre Best Book of 2016

The Blue Vase (2015)

Editor’s Choice Quill & Quire 2015

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award 2016

Anna Carries Water (2014)

A New York Public Library Best Book of 2014

Recommended by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre for Black History Month 2015

A Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Book of 2014

A CLA Rainforest of Reading 2014 Choice

Chosen as one of 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2014 by School Library Journal

Chosen by Kirkus Reviews as one of the 13 best diverse books of 2014; one of the best picture books of 2014 to start a conversation; one of the overall best children’s books of 2014

Frame and the McGuire (2014)

A Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Book of 2015

No-Matter-What Friend (2014)

Selected as one of the CCBC’s Best Books of 2014.

Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts (2014)

Winner of three Gourmand International Awards, including the Best Canadian Cook Book Award (2015)

A Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Book of 2015

A Stepping Stones Honour Book 2015

Dolphin SOS (2014)

Winner of the 2015 Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize.

Honourable mention for the 2015 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award.

Selected as a Bank St. College Best Book of the Year for ages 5-8.

Selected as a CCBC Best Book of 2014.

Finalist for the Surrey (BC) Schools’ Best Book of 2015

Finalist for the Marilyn Bailie Award for Best Picture Book in Canada 2015

A 2015 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA) Book of Note

Victoria (2014)

Finalist for the 2014 BC Book Prize.

Aesop’s Fables (2013)

Winner of the 2013 Gelette Burgess Award

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2013

The Time Camera (2012)

Finalist for the UK People’s Book Prize 2013

Rainbow Shoes (2012)

Finalist for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Book Prize (BC Book Prizes) 2013

Mimi Power and the I-don’t-know-what (2012)

Finalist for the Red Cedar Award 2014

Finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff’s Children’s Literature Prize 2013

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2013

Night Sky Wheel Ride (2012)

Winner of the Lux Prize 2012

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2013

A White Raven Book 2013

Finalist for the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award 2013

Nutz! (2012)

Nominated for the Red Cedar 2013

The Runaway (2011)

Finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize (BC Book Prizes) 2012

Selected by Resource Links Best Books of 2011

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award 2013

Finalist for the Hackmatack Award 2012

Canadaian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2012

The Secret Keepers (2011)

A White Raven Book for International Understanding 2012

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2012

Resource Links’ Best of 2011

Shake Awakes (2011)

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2013

Finalist for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize (BC Book Prizes) 2012

Resource Links’ Best of 2011

The Flute (2011)

Resource Links’ Best of 2011

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2012

Finalist for the Shining Willow Award 2012

The Circle Cast (2011)

Short-listed for the Quebec Wrtiter’s Federation Award Award 2011

British Fantasy Association Best Fantasy Novel 2011

Historical Novel Society Editors’ Choice 2011

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2012

Black Dog Dream Dog (2011)

Winner of the Chocolate Lily Award 2012

Finalist for Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award 2012

Finalist for the People’s Book Prize UK 2012

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2012

No Pets Allowed (2011)

Nominated for the Chocolate Lily Award 2012


City Kids
(2010)

Chosen for the Lion and Unicorn Honor Book 2011

Resource Links’ Best of 2010

The Children’s Poet Laureate August 2010 Book Pick

On My Walk (2010)

One of the 100 Great Books to Read Together, Edmonton Public Library

Resource Links Best of 2010

One of the Ten Best Canadian Books of 2010, Toronto Public Library

Finalist for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature (BC Book Prizes) 2010

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2010

Shu-Li and Diego (2009)

Resource Links’ Best Books of 2009

Viva Zapata (2009)

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2010

Resource Links’ Best of 2009

The King Has Goat Ears (2009)

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2009

Winner of the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize (BC Book Prizes) 2009

Finalist for the Blue Spruce Award (Ontario Reader’s Choice) 2010

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2010

The Year I Was Grounded (2009)

The Lion and the Unicorn Honour Book for Excellence in North American Poetry 2009

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2010

Chosen for Vancouver Translink’s Poetry in Transit 2009

Crocodiles Play! (2009)

One of the Ten Best Canadian Books of 2009, Toronto Public Library

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2010

Finalist for the Blue Spruce Award (Ontario Readers’ Choice) 2010

Honey Cake (2008)

Winner of the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2009

Recipient of the Sydney Taylor Honor Book for older readers 2009

Finalist for the Red Cedar (BC Young Readers’ Choice) Award 2009-2010

Finalist for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book of the Year 2009

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Books of 2008

The Eco-Diary of Kiran Singer (2008)

Winner of the ASPCA® Henry Bergh Children’s Book Award (for book best promoting protection of the environment) 2008

Finalist for the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction 2008

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2009

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2008

Baad Animals (2007)

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice 2007

Chosen for Vancouver Translink’s Poetry in Transit 2008

Abby’s Birds (2007)

Winner of the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2008

Winner of the Elizabeth-Mrazik Cleaver Award for Illustration 2007

Finalist for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize (BC Book Prizes) 2007

Finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Award for Best Canadian Picture Book 2007

Finalist for the Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice) 2008

Finalist for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award 2007

A Liutenant Governor of Ontario Club Amick for Aboriginal Literacy Choice

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2008

 

Fairy Tale Feasts (2007)

A White Raven Special Mention 2007

Bamboo (2007)

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award 2007

Finalist for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award 2007

Finalist for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize 2006

Resource Links’ Best of the Year 2005

Recommended by the Canadian Toy-Testing Council

Floyd the Flamingo and His Flock of Friends (2006)

Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award 2006

If I Had a Million Onions (2006)

Finalist for the Beehive Children’s Poetry Book Award 2008

Finalist for the Hackmatack Award 2007

Finalist for the Silver Birch Express Award 2006

Recommended by the Canadian Toy-Testing Council

Nannycatch Chronicles (2006)

Finalist for the Red Cedar Award 2008

Special Mention by the Alcuin Society of Canada for the Best-Designed Canadian Children’s Book 2006

The Sorcerer’s Letterbox (2005)

Finalist for the Silver Birch Award 2005

Finalist for the Diamond Willow Award 2005

The Alchemist’s Portrait (2004)

Finalist for the Golden Eagle Award 2004

A Telling Time (2004)

A White Raven Special Mention 2006

The Bone Collector’s Son (2004)

Finalist for the Red Cedar Stellar Award 2006

Resource Links’ Best Books of 2004

Finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award 2004

Aziz the Storyteller (2004)

Finalist for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize 2004

The Jade Necklace (2002)

Finalist for Mr. Christie’s Book Award 2002

The Girl Who Lost Her Smile (2002)

Winner of the Parents Magazine Gold Award 2002

Finalist for the Kentucky Book Award 2002

Mama God, Papa God (2000)

Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books of 2000

Finalist for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award 2000

Mr. Belinsky’s Bagels (1997)

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Oour Choice, 1999

Award Winners